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in 1904. a russian soldier has an eye injury. he has been transported to a hospital in the city. at first he closes himself off off to the japanese. but tender care from a japanese nurse, makes his resolve. >>> eventually the two fall in love. the idea for the musical was catched after a russian gold coin that is more than 100 years old was discovered in the prefecture. the coin was found on the grounds of the hospital. where russian prisoners of war were engraved on the coin the initials of a japanese woman, and a russian man. research proves these people existed. the woman was a japanese nurse. the man, a soldier from rush yeah. the coin appears to be a pledge of love between the two. and the japanese did set up prisoner of war camps in the region during the russian/japanese war. some inmates were freed to cycle to the city and bathe in the local hot springs. because of the local kind treatment, the prisoners flourished. the actor, who plays him, viz ets -- visits a russian cemetery before heading out to moscow. >> the people who are resting here, wanted to return to their homeland. but
? >> no. we are going into a new country, we will want to establish first in the city before we will extend into a resort,. >> us to get a foothold, but, no, they are both viable, they are both part of the company's needs. we must have product of both in most major cities and most countries. >> rose: when you decided to give up the ceo job -- >> well, i -- you know, from day one i have always been in control of my destiny and. >> rose: i prefer that too. >> yes. and that's a privilege. but, you know, it is inevitable and i knew my major responsibility -- well look the company has been my life and it is something i have got my -- everything invested in my life in it. so as every ceo's role is to plan for succes and the unexpected so i had planned this over many years, i enjoy what i was doing so it wasn't a question of firing the, retiring but i wanted to transition of leadership while i was still hell any and around to be able to assist. >> rose: right. and fortunately, we have got many people who have devoted the better part of their working life, so there was a young lady tha
-city tour. first return to venezuela or president hugo chÁvez has won his fourth presidential election, defeating challenger henrique capriles in a race widely seen as chÁvez's strongest challenge since his first victory in 1998. chÁvez 154% of the vote, with henrique capriles gaining just under 45%. tens of thousands celebrated in the streets of the capital caracas after the results were announced. chÁvez held a replica of the sword of independence hero simon boulevard during the victory celebration. at a rally of the presidential chalice, chÁvez reached out to the political opposition and called for unity among venezuelans. >> to those to promote hate, to those to promote social poison, to those or always tried to deny all the good things that happen in venezuela, i invite him to dialogue, to debate, and to work together for venezuela. for the bulgarian people, for the bolivarian venezuelan. that is why i start by sending these greetings to them and extending these two hands and hearts to them, in the name of all of us because we are brothers. >> venezuelan he president hugo chÁ
of some areas. i am also ordering all of the city's public schools be closed on monday. first as to the evacuations. we are ordering this evacuation for the safety of approximately 375,000 people who live in these areas. if you live in these areas, you should leave them this afternoon. >> with just over a week before the election, but president obama and republican challenger mitt romney have scaled back campaigning as hurricane sandy approaches. the two campaigns have cancelled a combined 17 events and suspended fundraising emails in states that lie in the storm's path. on saturday, president obama rallied supporters in new hampshire, where he criticized romney's record as governor of the neighboring massachusetts. >> during governor romney's campaign down there, he promised the same thing he is promising now. he said he would fight for jobs and middle-class families. but once he took office, he pushed through a tax cut that overwhelmingly benefit 278 of the wealthiest families in the state, and then he raised taxes and fees on middle-class families to the tune of $750 millio
these hospitals in the inner cities are up against every day? >> the antenna first went up for me, my wife and i first came out of graduate school, the same grad with school at uc berkeley. i came out with journalism and she came out with speech. she would come home with stories of her patients that were quite remarkable and surprising to me. one of them i remember. there was this guy and he was a drummer in this village in east africa and he was a legend, like bob marley. he was in the hospital and people came, they brought food, brought their drums, they would break out into song. this guy was just a statistic, just a headline, somebody that no one would ever get to know. that got me thinking about how many more people there were like this guy, whose stories were never told. outside the context of the health-care debate, i was interested in the stories of the community and what they were going through day-to-day. that began the exploration and development of the idea that eventually became the film. tavis: i was fascinated when i got a chance to look at it. you basically follow for five differ
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. things like -- in terms of demography, five million people moved from the countryside to the cities in the first five years of this decade. the levels of -- sorry 20 million people. that's more -- that's more than across the atlantic in 100 years for 1920. there's democrat graphic change, there's inequality you look at the princelings are extremely rich and -- >> rose: so is the issue will there be jobs and opportunity when they get to the urban area and will they be able to sustain the economic growth to provide that and if they can't does it unleash a kind of social conflict that will consume -- >> it's both. there are some political reforms you need do with it. you need the issues of taking on the vested interests. >> what you're finding is that there's a war for talent in chinese. difficult for people to stay and work for you. the younger generation in terms of the rural migration, they are not as satisfied as their parents were coming in off the farms and working in a sweatshop. they demand better jobs and so you might say this is a good sweatshop job, it's good as being an ind
goodman. san rafael, california, on our 100-city tour of the community media center of marin. its first live, global broadcast. we turn now to a major new investigation by shane bauer, one of three americans detained in 2009 while h in iraq's kurdish region near the iranian border. he and joshua fattal were held for 26 months, and sarah shourd, now shane's wife, was held for 13 months, most of it in solitary confinement. seven months after being freed from prison in iran, shane bauer began investigating solitary confinement in the year ended states. now his first major article since his release, he finds california prisoners are being held for years in isolation based on allegations they're connected to prison gangs. evidence against them might include possession of "black literature" or writings about prisoners' rights. shane's report appears on the cover of the new issue of " mother jones" magazine. it is called, "solitary in iran nearly broke me. then i went inside america's prisons." this figure report that goes with the article documents shane bauer's journey to california's pelica
rate in september improved to below 8% for the first time since january 2009. >>> asia's largest film festival is in full swing in south korea's second largest city. organizers aim to lead the region's film industry and the event is to be getting more popular every year. nhk world's annajong reports. >> reporter: come and see a movie in bustling britan. i'm outside a venue for the busan film festival where dozens of screens are lighting up every day. the red carpet event that opened last week attracts more than 150,000 film fans to plunge into movies, or lounge on the beach. in the 17 years since it started, busan has grown into the major stop on the world film circuit. and this is the main events space. the busan cinema center. it's a $115 billion complex commissioned by korean government officials after they spotted busan's potential to be asia's film hub. 37 theaters, including this one, will screen 304 films from 75 different countries and regions. the unique thing about busan is its focus on asian films. the organize ers' ambition is to take those movies to the world. the festiva
and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on the road it on a 100- city tour. on the eve of the first presidential debate, president obama and romney are being heard to address -- urged to address the problem of gun violence. wednesday's debate takes place 10 miles away from the columbine shooting and 15 miles away from the movie theater where 15 people were killed in july. a new bipartisan ad created by survivors of recent massacres is set to air nationally. the aid is called "demand a plan" and features a man who survived the shooting. >> i was shot in the face and neck, but i was lucky. in the next four years, 40,000 americans will not be so lucky, because they will be murdered with guns. enough to fill 200 theaters. when you watch the presidential debates, ask yourself, who has a plan to stun gun violence? let's demand a plan. >> early this morning, i came back from blacksburg, va., from virginia tech, and spoke with a survivor from another massacre. his name is colin goddard. he was shot four times during the 2007 virginia tech massacre that left 32 people dead. he now works for
. this shopping mall is located in the largest city. in late september, sushi was put on the shelves. it was made with fresh fish, imported for the first time directly from a region of japan. >> translator: i love sushi. tuna and yellow tail are popular sushi ingredients. but these fishes are not found in the the region's coastal waters. this caught the attention of a food company that has been running the supermarket for russian customers in wakkanai for 15 years. the president of the company exported the fishes not found in the waters off sakhalin on a trial basis. >> translator: we ship them from wakai. we thought we could keep them fresh if we used a direct ferry service between wakanai and sakhalin. >> usually imported sushi ingredient are sent to sakhalin through moscow but this takes about three months and it is often difficult to keep them fresh. he spotted a business opportunity in wakkanai's geographical advantage. this city is only five and a half hours away by ferry from sakhalin. his company exported yellow tail and tuna to sakhalin. they used a ferry from wakkanai to sakhalin. they
. that doesn't for our broadcast as we continue our 100-city tour. tune in on wednesday night for special coverage of the first presidential debate. president obama and presidential nominee mitt romney square off. democracy now! will be broadcasting live from denver with a special expanded presidential debate. we will air the debate, pausing after the questions and answers from the candidates, to include responses from our live guests in denver. gil stein of the green party and rocky anderson of the justice party. you can watch our broadcast in person wednesday night in denver. that is all coming up on wednesday night. we will begin our broadcast at 8:30 p.m. eastern time. we will be at the central presbyterian church on sherman street in denver. the election 2012 silent majority tour continues tonight and virginia tech. tuesday night i will be in boulder, colorado. thursday night, colorado springs. and then over the weekend, we continue in crested butte, telluride, and during go. -- durango. "la femme fetal" by digable planets. democracy now! is looking for feedback from people who appre
to consume in shanghai. she shares a bathroom and kitchen with her neighbors. this city might be a success story, but it is also a reminder of the challenges that lie ahead for the next generation of leaders. >> 35 years after he produced his first star wars film, george lucas is selling the franchise to disney for quite a lot of money, $4 billion. it will see the release of another three star wars film, the first of those to come out in 2015. james burns writes for the official "star wars magazine," that the deal is a good -- that the news is a good deal. >> three more, at least? >> one fan described it as monumental as, getting carried away. nonetheless, it is a change of hands, which can bring all sorts of things and to play. >> it can. george lucas has rather meticulously chosen his successor, kathleen kennedy. she has a pedigree of almost 90 films in her past. i think it is in safe hands. >> they know a good franchise when they see one. do you imagine, in a way, that this is now the future of star wars secured as long as can be conceived? >> there much so. a new film every couple of y
. now it is trying to figure out the next step. germany any first offshore wind farm went into operation three years ago. by 2020, the country aims to have 2,000 of these jigiant win fills in the north sea and baltic sea. the north seaport city is home to the latest wind power research. now that offshore wind has become viable. researchers and companies from all over the world are coming here to find out more. >> the idea of the floating technology is to be independent of water demt. three times are suitable for installations for example in the chinese sea or around japan. >> bremerhofen has been a ship building city for two centuries. now it's a major hub for offshore wind technology. in 2002, with ship building in decline, the city decided to switch focus to wind power. investors have spent 500 million euros developing wind power around germany's north sea coast. the wind farms and related businesses have created jobs and are now the town's core industry. the technology is progressing but the challenge remains, how to store the electricity. once solution is hydrogen. germany is focusin
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with the first african-american woman to win best director at the sundance film festival. her project is the film "middle of nowhere." it opens this weekend in new york, l.a., and other select cities. we're glad you joined us. a conversation with filmmaker ava duvernay coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: ava duvernay became the first african-american woman to win best director at this year's sundance film festival. the movie is set in south l.a. and looks at the life of a woman whose husband is sentenced to eight years in prison. here are some scenes from "middle of nowhere." >> d
the shudder of world's." less than a month after the first atomic bomb test, the u.s. dropped a uranium bomb known as little boy over the japanese city of hiroshima, killing up to 130,000 people. three days later, fat man, a plutonium bomb, was detonated over nagasaki. later in his life, j. robert oppenheimer, often called the father of the atomic bomb, warned the public about its terrifying power. in a 1965 television broadcast he reflected on witnessing the first test nuclear explosion 20 years earlier. >> people laughed and people cried. i remember reading from the hindu scripture, "the destroyer of debt, a destroyer of worlds." i guess we all thought felt that way one another. >> to robert oppenheimer, developed the only two atomic bombs dropped on cities, nagasaki and hiroshima. today, los alamos national laboratory is the nation's foremost nuclear weapons lab. los alamos is only part of the nuclear story of new mexico. the state's long history of uranium mining on native american lands provides fuel for the front end of the nuclear industry. it is also published it also stores much of
point to business journalism-- which i thought of as a reporter when i first started, it changed in the mid-'70s with the arab oil embargo, the near bankruptcy of new york city and stagflation, that is inflation and recession at the same time. and all of a sudden business journalism became a front page story. and i saw that i was teaching at columbia at the time i was working at "businessweek" and i saw that happen. the idea of business today. if you had it to do over would you have gone into business or reporting? that's where you ended up. or would you have been more interested in international affairs. more interested in domestic politics? more interests in science? >> i lived and worked in london for a couple years so i had a taste of that and i was national affairs editor of "newsweek" so i had a taste of the politics. i would say that economics and business journalisim in the time that i was doing it was fabulous because we saw the emergence of china and india, we saw the tech revolution. when i became the editor of "businessweek," the chinese were wearing mao suits and the
mayor of salt lake city. and in rocky mount, virginia, constitution party nominee virgil goode, the former six- term congressman who was first elected as a democrat and later switched to the republican party. we are reairing parts of last as presidential debate, pausing to give third-party candidates a chance to respond the same questions put to republican mitt romney and democrat president barack obama. we return to debate moderator candy crowley of cnn. >> lorraine osarios has a question for you. >> how are you doing? romney, what are your -- what you plan on doing with immigrants without their green cards and are currently living here as productive members of society. >> thank you. thank you for your question. let me step back and tell you what i would like to do with our immigration policy broadly and include an answer to your question. first of all, this is a nation of immigrants. we welcome people coming to this country as immigrants. my dad was born in mexico of american parents. my wife's that was born in wales and is a first-generation american. we welcome legal immigr
our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin this evening with politics, governor romney was the clear winner last night in the first of the three presidential debates, his performance revived a campaign dogged by weakening poll numbers a candidate emerged that republicans hoped for, friends often describe but the electorate had yet to encounter. >> that was survey done of small businesses across the country, said what has been the effect of obama care on your hiring plans and three quarters of them said it makes us less likely to hire people. i just don't know how the president could come into office, facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment and economic crisis at the kitchen table and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> i have my own plans, not the same as simpson-bowles but in my view the president should have grabbed it if he wanted to make adjustments take it, go to congress and fight it. >> that's what we have done, mak
!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on our 100-city tour, broadcasting from albuquerque, new mexico. vice-president joe biden and republicangress member and vice presidential nominee paul ryan squared off in the first and only vice presidential debate thursday night with a series of lively exchanges over domestic and foreign policy. joe biden was seen as playing a more aggressive role in a debate that saw sharp critiques on both sides. topics ranged from medicare and abortion to iran. the deadly attacks on the u.s. embassy in libya featured prominently in the debate with ryan criticizing the administration over what he said was a lack of embassy security. >> imposing these devastating defense cuts for it what that does when we equivocate we sho'e cutting our own defense, it makes us more weak. when we look weak, our adversaries are much more willing to test us, more brazen in their attacks and allies are less -- >> with all due respect, that is a bunch of malarkey. >> why is that so? what's not a single thing is correct. be specific. security in his budget by
in our 100- city tour in minneapolis. voters in maine, maryland, and washington will decide on november 6 whether to recognize same-sex marriage, potentially marking the first time such marriages are legalized by popular vote. meanwhile, here in minnesota, opponents of same-sex marriage hope minnesota will become the latest data passed -- to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage as a union between a man and woman, effectively banning same-sex marriages. a yes vote on the minnesota ballot would prohibit laws to legalize gay marriage. the group minnesota for marriage is spearheading efforts to pass the amendment. >> marriage as the union of a man and woman has served society well for thousands of years. marriage is more than a commitment between to loving people. it was made by god for the creation in care of the next generation. marriage is an issue that should be decided by the people. voting yes secures traditional marriage in the constitution and insures@y the voters can determine the definition of marriage in the future. please, vote yes on the marriage protectant amendment
, she was standing with some help for the first time this morning. she is communicating very freely. she is writing. she has a tube in because her way was swollen by the passing of the bullet. >> of violence continues to flare in the panamanian city of colon and its protests over the sale of state-owned land to private companies. on monday, police fired gunshots to disperse demonstrators who had blocked roads. the shootings followed days of protests that saw least three deaths last week, including a 9- year-old boy who died when police opened fire. the honduras supreme court has struck down a proposal for a number of so-called private cities with their own tax and justice systems. wealthy landowners have pushed the plan, drawn opposition from human rights groups. the honduran justices ruled the establishment of private jurisdictions outside of honduran law would violate the constitution. former president jimmy carter is accusing the israeli government of abandoning any effort to reach a peace deal with the palestinians. speaking during a visit to israel and the occupied west bank, presid
sponsored by rose communicationsÑi from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: nancy pelosi is here, she is the minority leader of the house of representatives, she has served in congress for over 25 years, in 2007 became the first female speaker of the house, her commitment toçó democratic politics has made her one of the party's assets as november election approaches, democrats are hopeful they can take back control of the house, i am pleased to have her here back at the table. welcome. >> thank you, charlie. >> rose: you have been driving around, you have been in ten days in nine days, nine days, tet states, what is it you hear and see out there? i mean i realize and i expect you to say pro democratic party things, but what do you see? >> well, i see strong support for the president. there is really an understanding that in addition to his name being on the ballot and our names being on the ballot that some values are on the ballot that are very important, medicare is on the ballot, it survives in a -- >> rose: it is on the ballot because there is a clear since
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